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Best Knitting Needles for Arthritis – Choose from Several Options

If you're itching to knit, but comfort is an issue due to arthritis, you may prefer knitting needles that are warm and somewhat flexible in your hands versus cold, unyielding metal. Here are the...

Cutting Mat – Putting Them To Use Efficiently For Slicing Cloth

The cutting mat is certainly a flexible type of mat that can be used for a plethora of arts and crafts endeavours. Well known projects include sewing, quilt making, paper crafts, wood crafts, etc. In...
A Single Crochet Dishcloth Pattern for Beginners

A Single Crochet Dishcloth Pattern for Beginners

The dishcloth pattern is easy to crochet to any size you want, making the pattern great for blankets, scarves or anything else you like.
Knitting

Flags in the Breeze Dishcloth (Pattern)

I love knitting dishcloths, but I know a lot of knitters think it's silly. Why do I like them? Well, they're an almost instant gratification project and it's practical to boot. They're thick, durable...

The History of Thimbles

A thimble is a protective shield worn on the finger or thumb generally worn during sewing. While collecting thimbles became popular in the mid 1800 as a result of the special thimbles that were made...
Here is a list of the basic sewing items you will need to complete your sewing box.

Must Have Home Sewing Box Essentials

Here is a list of the basic sewing items you will need to complete your sewing box.
How to Tea Dye

How to Tea Dye

If you're looking for a little help on how to tea dye, you've come to the right place. But first - why tea dye? Sometimes I wake up way before dawn and I want to...

How to Make Cooling Neck Ties

Have you ever used a cooling necktie? If you have I bet two things surprised you. How they helped you keep cool and how much they cost. About $8 each. Ouch! This article shows...
Knitting Tips

10 Best Knitting Tips

One of knitting's secrets is to be very familiar with all of the little tips and tricks that you can use for any project. Whenever I go to forums or even visit my favorite...
Quilting

Telling A Story Through Quilting: Then and Now

Everyone has a story. Even if you are not a storyteller, public speaker, or author, don't be discouraged. Stories can be told in other beautiful and unique ways such as a handcrafted quilt. Most...

Choosing a Thimble for Hand Quilting

Choosing a thimble for hand quilting is important and may take some time. A thimble is a personal tool for any quilter. First, taking time to check out the types of thimbles should foremost. As...
Felting, Fulling, or Boiled Wool?

Felting, Fulling, or Boiled Wool?

To ignore one of the basic knitting commandments, "Thou shalt not put wool into hot water" is to risk suffering the dreaded consequence of such action - very small, very stiff, little sweaters into...

What Are the Different Types of Crochet Hooks

When you are doing a longer projects circular crochet hooks are widely used when compared to smaller ones. However, it also uses two or more colors of yarn or thread. Generally , no matter what...

Make an Easy No Pattern Apron

Here's a simple and useful project -- a simple, easy apron. You'll use just one yard of fabric cut into four pieces -- actually, you don't even have to "cut" the fabric, you can...

A Guide to Loom Knitting

Loom knitting uses a wood or plastic knitting loom instead of needles to knit fabric from yarn. Knitting looms come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. In loom knitting, the yarn is...